I am writing one final email this quarter just to say…thank you!
We have accomplished a lot this year - whether you volunteered, signed a petition, or supported your CALPIRG chapter through the pledge fee – we couldn’t do it without you.
Check out some of what we’ve accomplished together:
Electric cars are awesome! They fight global warming pollution, they reduce air pollution and they are just cool. Come join us to check out and test drive electric cars on campus this weekend.
UC Riverside Electric Vehicle Day
Date: Sunday, Nov 16th
Time: 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: UC Riverside, CE-CERT, 1084 Columbia Ave
Our state and country have some big problems - global warming, the economy, and the rising cost of college, to name a few.
CALPIRG takes on these problems and has been making a difference since 1972. Recently, we helped protect our oceans by banning plastic grocery bags statewide and increased federal financial aid by $36 billion.
We need to continue fighting for the environment and for students, but we need your help.
PIRG In The News
CALPIRG, the California New Americans Vote Campaign, and the University of California Student Association are coming together this Fall to ask students across the San Diego area to register to vote online. These groups are appearing on San Diego campuses and neighborhoods with their newly developed online registration tool that is linked to the California Secretary of State’s database.
With the national presidential elections in November quickly approaching, ASUCD and California Public Interest Group (CALPIRG) have joined forces to promote and facilitate voter registration among UC Davis undergraduates with AggiesVote.
Representatives from UC Irvine administration, ASUCI and CALPIRG kicked off Welcome Week last Tuesday by announcing their cooperative campaign to have at least 7,000 students registered to vote by this fall’s elections.
Citing the obesity epidemic among America’s children, a California consumer group says federal subsidies support junk food instead of fresh food. CALPIRG’s report is called “Apples to Twinkies 2012” because it says producers of corn syrup are financially favored over apple growers.
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